LOUISVILLE, Ky. -– Well, it’s over.
Tiger Woods’ worst season as a professional came to an end Friday, terminated by a missed cut at the PGA Championship, Woods’ fourth career missed cut in a major.
The other three major misses were the 2006 U.S. Open, the 2009 British Open and the 2011 PGA Championship.
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Woods shot a second consecutive 74 Friday at Valhalla to end the week at 6 over par, 15 shots behind leader Rory McIlroy.
He winced and walked gingerly for most of the afternoon and later admitted that during his practice session he experienced back pain similar to what caused him to withdraw last week during the final round of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.
“It's very frustrating because the golf course is gettable,” Woods said. “It was as soft as it could be today.
“I tried as hard as I could. That’s about all I got.”
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